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W3.CSS Tooltips


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London (9 million inhabitants) is the capital of England.

London 9 million inhabitants is the capital of England.


W3.CSS Tooltip Classes

W3.CSS provides the following tooltip classes:

Class Defines
w3-tooltip The tooltip element
w3-text The tooltip text

Tooltip Element and Tooltip Text

Tooltips display text (or other content) when you hover over an HTML element.

The w3-tooltip class defines the element to hover over (the tooltip container).

The w3-text class defines the tooltip text.

Hover over the sentence below:

London (9 million inhabitants) is the capital of England.

Example

<p class="w3-tooltip">London
<span class="w3-text">(<em>9 million inhabitants</em>)</span>
is the capital of England.</p>
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Tooltip as a Tag

Hover over the sentence below:

London 9 million inhabitants is the capital of England.

Example

<p class="w3-tooltip">London
<span class="w3-text w3-tag"><b>9 million inhabitants</b></span>
is the capital of England.</p>
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Image Tooltip

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Car

A car is a wheeled, self-powered motor vehicle used for transportation. Most definitions of the term specify that cars typically have four wheels.(Wikipedia)

Example (text before the picture)

<div class="w3-tooltip">
  <p class="w3-text">A car is a...</p>
  <img src="img_car.jpg" alt="Car">
</div>
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Example (text after the picture)

<div class="w3-tooltip">
  <img src="img_car.jpg" alt="Car">
  <p class="w3-text">A car is a...</p>
</div>
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Absolute Positioned Tooltip

If you want the tooltip to appear in an absolute position, position the tooltip text with CSS:

London 9 million inhabitants is the capital of England.

Example

<p class="w3-tooltip">London
<span style="position:absolute;left:0;bottom:18px"
class="w3-text w3-tag">9 million inhabitants</span>
is the capital of England.</p>
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Colored Tooltip

If you want a colored tooltip, use the w3-color classes:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-red">9 million inhabitants</span>
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Rounded Tooltip

If you want a rounded tooltip, use the w3-round classes:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-round-xlarge">9 million inhabitants</span>
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Small Tooltip

If you want a small tooltip, use the w3-small class:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-small">9 million inhabitants</span>
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Tiny Tooltip

If you want a tiny tooltip, use the w3-tiny class:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-tiny">9 million inhabitants</span>
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Large Tooltip

If you want a large tooltip, use the w3-large classes:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-xlarge">9 million inhabitants</span>
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Animated Tooltip

If you want to fade in the tooltip, use the w3-animate-opacity class:

Example

<span class="w3-text w3-tag w3-animate-opacity">9 million inhabitants</span>
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